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Brian Harman Biography – Brian Harman Wiki
Brian Harman is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He has two PGA TOUR Victories, the 2014 John Deere Classic and the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship.
Harman played collegiate golf on the University of Georgia golf team. He was a three-time 2nd Team All-American, won the 2005 NCAA Preview and the 2006 Isleworth Invitational. He also won the yearly award for the highest Grade Point Average three times.
Harman won the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2003, the Players Amateur in 2005, and the Porter Cup in 2007. He played on the winning 2005 and 2009 Walker Cup and 2007 Palmer Cup teams.
Harman turned professional in 2009. In 2010, the Savannah native played mostly on the EGolf Professional Tour. He claimed his first professional victory at the 2010 Manor Classic.
His first PGA Tour win was the 2014 John Deere Classic. On May 7, 2017, Harman won the Wells Fargo Championship held at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, North Carolina, for his second PGA Tour win. Harman made a 28-foot putt on the 18th hole to win by one stroke over Dustin Johnson and Pat Perez, who finished at 9-under-par.
Brian Harman Age
He was born on January 19, 1987, in Savannah, Georgia.
Brian Harman Parents
He is the son of Dr. Eric Harman and Nancy Harman. His father is a dentist and was a valedictorian in high school. He’s a Doctor of Medical Dentistry and owns his own practice in Savannah, Ga. His mother is a chemist. Brian is said to be more like his mother: brilliant, thorough, stubborn, tough and very detail-oriented, according to Golf Digest.
Brian Harman’s father, Eric Harman, isn’t a huge golf fan. But he is a huge fan of his son, and the Harman family have watched him compete at the highest levels as an amateur, collegiate and now professional golfer. They regularly attend nearby PGA Tour events on St. Simon’s Island; Hilton Head Island, S.C.; and near Jacksonville, and have traveled to South Florida and as far away as Hawaii.
His parents, Nancy and Dr. Eric Harman, attended The Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club for the first time in 2015, while their son Brian, made his tournament debut in his fourth full season on the PGA Tour.
Brian’s father admitted to the Savannah Morning News that he wouldn’t be going to the event if his son wasn’t playing in it.
“I would not go if Brian wasn’t playing,” said Eric Harman, a Savannah native. “I’m honestly not a huge fan of golf.”
Brian Harman Wife
Brian Harman is married to Kelly Van Slyke, a radiation therapist. He married his wife, Kelly Van Slyke, on December 13, 2014. Kelly was born in Syracuse, New York, and graduated from the State University of New York College at Geneseo in 2007. She previously worked as a Pilates Instructor at Pilates Loft in Georgia.
Brian Harman Family
Brian Harman and his wife, Kelly Van Slyke, have three children; Cooper Marie, Walter Hobbs and Jack Red. The family resides in Sea Island, Georgia.
Brian Harman Net Worth
Brian Harman’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million. He has accumulated a huge net worth mainly from his earnings playing golf, as well as sponsorship and endorsements. His sponsors include Titleist, MegaCorp, Columbia, NetJets and GTL (Guaranteed Trust Life).
Brian Harman Career Earnings
Golfer Brian Harman has earned $28,967,672 in career earnings on the PGA Tour. Brian Harman’s earnings amount to $5,245,023 in 2023. He earned $3,226,839 in 2022, $3,221,821 in 2021, $1,482,583 in 2020, $1,342,778 in 2019, $2,733,463 in 2018 and $4,396,470 in 2017. Additionally, the golfer earned $1,299,801 in 2016, $1,548,352 in 2015, $2,414,334 in 2014, $909,759 in 2013 and $1,146,448 in 2012.
Brian Harman WITB
Brian Harman WITB – The golfer won the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship for his second career PGA Tour victory. Here is a look at Brian Harman’s WITB at the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship:
Driver: TaylorMade M2 2017 (Aldila Rogue Silver 60S shaft), 9.5 degrees
3-wood: TaylorMade M2 2017 (Fujikura Speeder 661X Evolution II shaft), 15 degrees
5-wood: TaylorMade M2 2017 (Fujikura Speeder 757X Evolution II), 18 degrees
Irons: Titleist 716 T-MB (3-iron; True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shaft), Titleist 716 CB (4-9 iron; True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts)
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 (46 and 53 degrees; True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts), TaylorMade xFT ZTP (60 degrees; True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shaft)
Putter: TaylorMade Spider OS CB
Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Brian Harman Caddie
Who is Brian Harman’s caddie? He has caddie Scott Tway (Bob Tway’s brother) on the bag. Scott has previously caddied for his big brother Bob Tway, Scott Verplank and Chris Kirk. The Oklahoma City, OK, native had his first victory as a caddie with Bob Tway at the 1995 Heritage Classic.
Brian Harman Height
Harman stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (5’7″/1.70 m).
Brian Harman Heart Transplant
Brian Harman hasn’t undergone any heart transplants. The golfer noted for having had two heart transplants is Norwegian-American professional golfer Erik Compton.
Compton was an aspiring 9-year-old athlete in Miami when he was diagnosed with viral cardiomyopathy, an inflammation that damages the heart’s ability to pump blood. Over the course of time, the illness took over his life. He was vomiting all the time. He saw spots.
Compton was put on a donor list and when a 15-year-old girl was killed by an intoxicated driver in 1992, her still healthy heart was passed on to the 12-year-old Compton.
In 2008, Compton had a heart attack and it was determined that he needed another transplant. He underwent a 12-hour procedure on May 20, 2008.
Brian Harman’s Instagram is @harmanbrian.